Instructables: exploring - technology - computers - computer http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:17:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Make The Best Of Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Best-Of-Your-Computer/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:11:37 PDT
vintage style HTPC http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-HTPC/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:57:32 PDT
Adding icons to removable drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-icons-to-removable-drives/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 03:09:41 PDT
Resurrect a filthy gpu http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-a-filthy-gpu/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:02:14 PDT
Give your PC tower a new look! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-PC-tower-a-new-look/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:31:54 PDT
The proper way to clean a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-proper-way-to-clean-a-keyboard/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 22:07:38 PDT
Elite Dangerous Custom Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Elite-Dangerous-Custom-Keypad/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:38:04 PDT
Case for mini-itx motherboard Asrock AM1H-ITX for HTPC / Daily computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Case-for-mini-itx-motherboard-Asrock-AM1H-ITX-for-/
Case for mini-itx motherboard Asrock AM1H-ITX for HTPC / Daily computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/UK2P/HXYVFSE3/FZ0UK2PHXYVFSE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/UK2P/HXYVFSE3/FZ0UK2PHXYVFSE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/UK2P/HXYVFSE3/FZ0UK2PHXYVFSE3.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab This is a small project consisting of creating a case for the Asrock mini-itx AM1H-ITX motherboard. This board is used to support the new 4 cores AMD Kabini CPU, which aren't that powerful, but have everything you need for a good HTPC computer, or even a day to day web browsing, writing computer wit...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:14:53 PDT
DIY Custom Mousepad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Mousepad/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:10:20 PDT
How to fix a graphics card? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-graphics-card/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:02:42 PDT
PSU Bay Fan Mod (For Computers) http://www.instructables.com/id/PSU-Bay-Fan-Mod-For-Computers/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:05:05 PDT
Power/Effort Saving PC Extension Lead http://www.instructables.com/id/PowerEffort-Saving-PC-Extension-Lead/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:26:08 PDT
how to take apart a laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-take-apart-a-laptop-1/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:27:55 PDT
CPU-COOLER http://www.instructables.com/id/CPU-COOLER/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 04:27:29 PDT
record sound played by computer only http://www.instructables.com/id/record-sound-played-by-computer-only/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 02:55:00 PDT
How to Get Rid Of A More Simple Computer Virus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-Of-A-Computer-Virus/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:12 PDT
Guide to making a budget computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-how-to-make-a-budget-computer/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 08:59:29 PDT
How to Use Your voice to Controll Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Your-voice-to-Controll-Your-Computer/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 14:53:32 PDT
How To Program A Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Program-A-Clock/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:31:55 PDT
How To Be A Fake Hacker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Be-A-Fake-Hacker/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 14:18:17 PDT
EDGE-LIT Mouse Pad cum CD Case http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Box-EDGE-LIT-Mouse-Pad/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 10:24:46 PDT
Cleaning up a Windows 8/8.1 Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-up-a-Windows-881-Computer/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 12:48:53 PDT
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Controller-with-Voltage-and-Temperature-Readou/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 19:14:08 PDT
Computer Case Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Mods-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SMALL.jpg Jords001 Just a collection of the modding I've done a long the years of owning computers.
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Thu, 1 May 2014 12:14:44 PDT
Create External Buttons For Your Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-External-Buttons-For-Your-Keyboard/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:11:33 PDT
How to download Files Through CMD (Require Download File) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-download-From-batch-file-part-2/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:34:49 PDT
Hacking died Portable HDD to read data and use it as internal HDD http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-died-Portable-HDD-to-read-data-and-use-it-/
Hacking died Portable HDD to read data and use it as internal HDD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2S2P/HU3TNNRG/FIQ2S2PHU3TNNRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2S2P/HU3TNNRG/FIQ2S2PHU3TNNRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2S2P/HU3TNNRG/FIQ2S2PHU3TNNRG.SMALL.jpg chuppandi How does it feel to find your external HDD which was working fine until last night works no more.. ?? You're reduced to a numb with only your internal HDD to store for its meager space ?? You no-longer are able to read anything and extract any data from your HDD for you hardly cared to doube b...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:16:30 PDT
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Old-Computer-Batteries/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:11 PDT
Litecoin & Scrypt Mining Rig - Get in on Bitcoin with GPUs http://www.instructables.com/id/Litecoin-Scrypt-Mining-Rig-Get-in-on-Bitcoin-with-/
Litecoin & Scrypt Mining Rig - Get in on Bitcoin with GPUs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/Y5Q7/HTEUDY7U/FUUY5Q7HTEUDY7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/Y5Q7/HTEUDY7U/FUUY5Q7HTEUDY7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/Y5Q7/HTEUDY7U/FUUY5Q7HTEUDY7U.SMALL.jpg gjadams You may have heard of Bitcoin. Maybe you have heard of Litecoin or Dogecoin. These are cryptocurrencies, a distributed, decentralized, secure set of technologies making their appearance as coins. Cryptocurrency technologies can be used to store data with their transactions, and many applications o...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:29:01 PDT
Grandfather Clock Media Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Grandfather-Clock-Media-Center/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 11:00:21 PST
portable computer workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-computer-workstation/
portable computer workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/L0OY/HS8FUNQ5/FTYL0OYHS8FUNQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/L0OY/HS8FUNQ5/FTYL0OYHS8FUNQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/L0OY/HS8FUNQ5/FTYL0OYHS8FUNQ5.SMALL.jpg razenhazen I had this all lined up for the magnetic contest, but didn't get it finished in time. I think it fits this category ok though. I have several templates that work for me a couple of which I will share here and they are all behind each other in the workstation.  materials and tools 2 metal trays (1...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 04:36:56 PST
DIY.Building RAID Inside Video Editing System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIYBuilding-RAID-Inside-Video-Editing-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2XND/HS70DD5O/F9X2XNDHS70DD5O.SMALL.jpg Samimy DIY. Building RAID Inside Video Editing System More Info,downloads and Details about this project is available on  my blog: http://goo.gl/G9XKNA ------------------------------ Download Narration of this video in PDF: http://goo.gl/cfn249 ------------------------------
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:15:34 PST
How to Replace a Power Supply in Gateway Model GT5404 Desktop Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Power-Supply-in-Gateway-Model-GT5/
How to Replace a Power Supply in Gateway Model GT5404 Desktop Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GS3H/HS3GV67X/FMTGS3HHS3GV67X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GS3H/HS3GV67X/FMTGS3HHS3GV67X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GS3H/HS3GV67X/FMTGS3HHS3GV67X.SMALL.jpg billygordon Your computer’s power supply unit (PSU) provides all necessary power throughout your system. For the purpose of simplification throughout this text, we will recognize your computer Power Supply Unit as a PSU. Because this task requires you to work with high voltage, we will include a few electrica...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:02:29 PST
How to Build a Desktop Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Desktop-Computer/
How to Build a Desktop Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/1LN3/HS61AAJW/F2X1LN3HS61AAJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/1LN3/HS61AAJW/F2X1LN3HS61AAJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/1LN3/HS61AAJW/F2X1LN3HS61AAJW.SMALL.jpg klmnclement Building a computer can be a very rewarding experience. Since you’re reading this, you’re probably thinking about building your next computer instead of buying one pre-built. This is a very viable option these days and can bring many benefits; you can learn a lot about computer hardware by building ...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:01:44 PST
Home Semiconductor Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Semiconductor-Manufacturing/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:02:49 PST
Wireless Elevated Keyboard Holder 1 (WEKH) Made at Chandler TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Elevated-Keyboard-Holder-1-WEKH-Made-at-C/
Wireless Elevated Keyboard Holder 1 (WEKH) Made at Chandler TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WZKS/HRWIDWJJ/FNTWZKSHRWIDWJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WZKS/HRWIDWJJ/FNTWZKSHRWIDWJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WZKS/HRWIDWJJ/FNTWZKSHRWIDWJJ.SMALL.jpg mnero4 Here's an alternative to sitting down at your keyboard.  It's called the Wireless Elevated Keyboard Holder or as I like to call it The WEKH1, the one means the first and only one of it's kind. This wireless keyboard has been designed for those of you with back issues like myself.  The constant siti...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:21:46 PST
Computer Mouse Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Mouse-Mod/
Computer Mouse Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SMALL.jpg eva_maree_dixon HELLO?! Hey I wasn't at school today... Being sick sucks; anyhow I had this old mouse that mum was going to through out and I was like NO!!! I am a hoarder and that's what we do.. Find uses for everything any way followMe and comment on what you think of my mouse mod enjoy!!! This project can be...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 22:54:51 PST
How to convert an Nvidia Video card DVI output to HDMI with Audio for HTPC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-an-Nvidia-Video-card-DVI-output-to-/
How to convert an Nvidia Video card DVI output to HDMI with Audio for HTPC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZN6V/HQEA4C73/F56ZN6VHQEA4C73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZN6V/HQEA4C73/F56ZN6VHQEA4C73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/ZN6V/HQEA4C73/F56ZN6VHQEA4C73.SMALL.jpg darkcheops In this Instructable I will show how to convert the DVI output on your Nvidia video card to an HDMI output that will carry sound to your HTPC.   Simply using an DVI-HDMI adapter is enough to get video output to your television but if you want the sound to work as well their are a couple extra steps ...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 12:37:03 PST
How to make an: 'Secret' folder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Secret-folder/
How to make an: 'Secret' folder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/JBWK/HR4SS68S/FR8JBWKHR4SS68S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/JBWK/HR4SS68S/FR8JBWKHR4SS68S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/JBWK/HR4SS68S/FR8JBWKHR4SS68S.SMALL.jpg The Pencil Guy Here is an instructables on How to make an "SECRET" Folder on your computer (Windows OS Only). This is useful when you're using a computer that many other people use. e.g family and friends. With these steps, the file is invisible because we are not hiding it, we are just give it a transparent icon ...
By: The Pencil Guy

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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 09:18:35 PST
Building a computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-computer/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:03:57 PST
How to move your cursor without a mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-move-your-cursor-without-a-mouse/
How to move your cursor without a mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4D04/HQS4WGUE/FE74D04HQS4WGUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4D04/HQS4WGUE/FE74D04HQS4WGUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4D04/HQS4WGUE/FE74D04HQS4WGUE.SMALL.jpg elkomkom Hello, Hello, Hello, Its me again; Elkom Today i will teach you how to move your mouse pointer without your mouse. This will be and it is EZ! Lets get started: Options First go to Control Panel,(Picture A)then Accessibility Options, (Picture B)then click on the tab "Mouse" (picture C) Contini...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:29:56 PST
Batch File Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Batch-File-Guide/
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:42:56 PST
Awesome Computer Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Computer-Secret-Compartment/
Awesome Computer Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/427X/HQ476WHD/F73427XHQ476WHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/427X/HQ476WHD/F73427XHQ476WHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/427X/HQ476WHD/F73427XHQ476WHD.SMALL.jpg laxbam This is my first Instructable and it is showing you how to make a very simple, yet effective, hidden storage compartment for your valuable items. Step 1: Gather materials For this you will need:1) A drive sled. This may be hard to find depending on your circumstance. I was able to borrow one from...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 17:02:54 PST
Plexiglass Server Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglass-Server-Rack/
Plexiglass Server Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/XES3/HPZLKHQQ/FZWXES3HPZLKHQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/XES3/HPZLKHQQ/FZWXES3HPZLKHQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/XES3/HPZLKHQQ/FZWXES3HPZLKHQQ.SMALL.jpg megadarkwood I had these two motherboards from some Mini-PCs that I took apart and decided to make a small "rack" (more of a custom case) for them to sit in instead of just lying around. I used plexiglass and hot glue to make the main frame and the plastic tubes to make fan mounts (not shown). Materials Of co...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 08:54:45 PST
How to change (increase/decrease) your computer's RAM manually http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-increasedecrease-your-computers-RAM-/
How to change (increase/decrease) your computer's RAM manually - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/YA34/HPT94OHH/F3ZYA34HPT94OHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/YA34/HPT94OHH/F3ZYA34HPT94OHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/YA34/HPT94OHH/F3ZYA34HPT94OHH.SMALL.jpg mohammad96jamal If you bought a new RAM for your computer/laptop or even if you have a broken computer/laptop to the point it cant be fixed why throw it away? you can really make use of its parts, like the keyboard maybe, the screen, the RAM this instructable will show you how to change your computer's RAM by y...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 07:05:00 PST
How To Install RAM In A Desktop PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-RAM-In-A-Desktop-PC/
How To Install RAM In A Desktop PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/6VPR/HPBPOYRN/FXH6VPRHPBPOYRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/6VPR/HPBPOYRN/FXH6VPRHPBPOYRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/6VPR/HPBPOYRN/FXH6VPRHPBPOYRN.SMALL.jpg hamishtheawesome Picking The Right RAM You will need to check what DDR you need for this instructable I am using DDR2. To check what type of RAM you need search your computer on the internet or open the computer case and see what RAM you need.f Install Ram Into Computer To install the RAM simply find the RAM ...
By: hamishtheawesome

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:27:20 PST
DIY Wooden Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Computer-Case/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 18:50:51 PST
One Part $1 Computer Security Power Lockout http://www.instructables.com/id/1-PC-Hardware-Security-Power-Lockout/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:01:13 PST
User Profile Service Failed Logon Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/User-Profile-Service-Failed-Logon-Fix/
User Profile Service Failed Logon Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZPIT/HNM4IU65/FJTZPITHNM4IU65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZPIT/HNM4IU65/FJTZPITHNM4IU65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZPIT/HNM4IU65/FJTZPITHNM4IU65.SMALL.jpg Ches Skelington I'm making this instructable because I ran into this problem myself and had a hell of a time finding out how to fix it. Surprisingly enough I couldn't even find it here. But now there will be a way. This is that way. Safe mode startup First you need to start your computer in safe mode to do this ...
By: Ches Skelington

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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 06:12:54 PST
Installing An OS From A Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-An-OS-From-A-Flash-Drive/
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By: Tony Cicero

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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:29:07 PST